Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 26th Jun 2007 11:50 UTC, submitted by Michael
Sun Solaris, OpenSolaris "There's a problem with Solaris and Sun knows it. The installation experience of Solaris (along with other areas) could be greatly improved. The installer doesn't 'suck' as it's easy and known to Solaris administrators, but for a Linux or Windows user it could prove to be a bit challenging. For those of you that have never tried out Solaris, what we've decided to do is to show you this 'usability gap' with the installation process in Solaris compared to Linux. Is the experience really that bad?"
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Solaris installer
by zizban on Tue 26th Jun 2007 13:32 UTC
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The Solaris installer was never intended to be sexy; it was either installed on a server by sysadmin or on a workstation by the IT department. The shift to the desktop is relatively recent in Solaris history but the installer hasn't quite kept up with the times.

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